Writers or Missionaries? Reporting the Middle East


Friday, May 9, 2014, 5:00pm to 7:00pm


Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present the 2014 Hilda B. Silverman Memorial Lecturer

Adam ShatzAdam Shatz

Watch Adam Shatz's lecture
Read Adam Shatz's "Writers or Missionaries?" (The Nation, July 15, 2014), an adaptation of his lecture for CMES.

Adam Shatz is a contributing editor at the London Review of Books, and a visiting professor at the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University. He has reported from Palestine, Egypt, Lebanon and Algeria. In addition to the London Review of Books, his work has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The Nation, and The New York Times. He is the editor of the anthology Prophets Outcast: A Century of Dissident Jewish Writing on Zionism and Israel. His most recent report from the Middle East is a long investigative essay on the assassination of the actor and activist Juliano Mer-Khamis, which can be read here: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v35/n22/adam-shatz/the-life-and-death-of-juliano-mer-khamis.

To read more about Hilda B. Silverman, click here.